Nicole's™ Bead Shop Chained Melody Necklace & Bracelet

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by Nicole's™ Bead Shop Design Team

Nicole's™ Bead Shop Chained Melody Necklace & Bracelet

Go bold with a combination of beads and chains!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Bracelet:
  • 2
    Slide one eye pin through the following: one Black/Silver bicone, top hole of one Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, and one Black/Silver bicone. Form a loop. Repeat this step for bottom hole of the Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead to create a beaded link.
  • 3
    Separate two large Silver circles from the large Silver chain. Using one 6 mm jump ring each, connect the loops from each side of the beaded link from step #2 to each Silver circle.
  • 4
    Cut two 1-1/4 inch lengths of Pink chain. Using one 6 mm jump ring each, connect one length of chain to the outside of each metal circle from step #3.
  • 5
    Using one 6 mm jump ring, attach the lobster claw clasp to one end of Pink chain.
  • 6
    Using one 6 mm jump ring, attach the Silver extender chain to the other end of Pink chain.
  • 7
    Slide one Black/Silver bicone onto one head pin and form a loop to create a beaded drop. Connect the loop on the beaded drop to the end of the extender chain in step #6 to complete the bracelet.
  • 8
    Necklace:
  • 9
    Cut four 8 inch lengths of Pink chain. Attach one 6 mm jump ring to both ends of each length of chain. Set aside.
  • 10
    Cut four 2-1/2 inch lengths of Pink chain. Attach one 6 mm jump ring to one end of each length of chain. Set aside.
  • 11
    Separate two large Silver circles from the large Silver chain
  • 12
    Connect one 6 mm jump ring from one end of two 8 inch lengths of chain from step #9 to one large Silver circle from Step #11. Repeat this step with the other large Silver circle.
  • 13
    Connect two more 6 mm jump rings to each large Silver circle from step #12.
  • 14
    Cut one 12 inch length of beading wire. Slide the wire through one crimp bead, one of the jump rings from one of the Silver circles from step #13, and back through the crimp bead. Close the crimp bead. Repeat this step attaching the second length of wire to the second jump ring on the same Silver circle.
  • 15
    Slide the top length of wire through the following: one Black/Silver bicone, top hole of one Light Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, two Black/Silver bicones, top hole of one Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, two Black/Silver bicones, top hole of one Dark Pink 2-hole bead, two Black/Silver bicones, top hole of one Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, two Black/Silver bicones, top hole of Light Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, and two Black/Silver bicone beads. Slide the beading wire through one crimp bead, one jump ring from one of the silver circles from step #13, and back through the crimp bead. Close the crimp bead.
  • 16
    Slide the bottom length of wire through the following: one Black/Silver bicone, bottom hole of one Light Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, one Black/Silver bicone, the jump ring from one length of chain from step #10, one Black/Silver bicone, bottom hole of one Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, one Black/Silver bicone, the jump ring from one length of chain from step #10, one Black/Silver bicone, top hole of one Dark Pink 2-hole bead, one Black/Silver bicone, the jump ring from one length of chain from step #10, one Black/Silver bicone, bottom hole of one Dark Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, one Black/Silver bicone, the jump ring from one length of chain from step #10, one Silver/Black bicone, bottom hole of Light Pink acrylic 2-hole bead, one Black/Silver bicone, the jump ring of one length of chain from step #10, and one Silver bicone. Slide the beading wire through one crimp bead, the one remaining jump ring from the second silver circle from step #13, and back through the crimp bead. Close the crimp bead.
  • 17
    Using one 6 mm jump ring, connect the jump rings from the two chains together on the back of one side of the necklace. Using one more 6 mm jump ring, connect that jump ring to half of a toggle clasp. To complete the necklace, repeat this step to connect the other half of the toggle clasp to the other backside of the necklace.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Round/Diamond Metal Link Silver 104801087
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Pink Large Hole Beads 47 pc. 104801491
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Chain Medium Flat Red 104563353
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Starter Pack Bright Silver 59 pc. 104563639
  • Silver Beading Wire
  • Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 10445586
  • Nicole&#0153 Crafts Flush Cutter Pliers 104248460
  • Nicole™ Crafts BeadSMART™ Crimping Pliers 104257317
  • Ruler or Tape Measure